Red Baron

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Red Baron was a combat flight simulation video game for MS-DOS published by Sierra On-Line in 1990 and created by Damon Slye at Dynamix. Slye contended that Red Baron's success made Dynamix become known as a developer of flight simulators.

Sierra acquired Dynamix while Red Baron was being developed, and it became the first game in Dynamix's "Great Warplanes Series" that Sierra published.

The game is set on the Western Front of World War I and the player can take part in different missions, flying for either the German Air Service or the Royal Flying Corps. In the course of the game the player might find themselves either flying in the Red Baron's squadron Jasta 11, or encountering him as an enemy above the front

There are several types of missions in the game: dogfight; scramble; patrol; balloon engagement; reconnaissance escort; bomber engagement; and Zeppelin hunt as well as recreations of historical missions. Missions are carried out with one to three wingmen or solo.

Platform:  Apple Macintosh Color 4Mb RAM  3.5Mb Hard Disk available

                Mac OS System 7

Application Software (AS:) Games

Version:  1.0 1990





Platform : Apple Mac Compact
Format : Disk 3.5
Publisher : Sierra On-Line
Authors : Damon Slye, Dynamix
Date : 1990
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Other Software by Sierra On-Line:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Manhunter: New York Sierra On-Line Commodore Amiga 3.5" Floppy Disk 1988
Man Hunter 2: San Francisco Sierra On-Line PC DOS 3.5" & 5.25" floppy disk 1989
Space Quest III Sierra On-Line Commodore Amiga 3.5" Floppy Disk 1989
Red Baron Sierra On-Line Apple Mac Compact Disk 3.5 1990
King's Quest 6 Sierra On-Line MS-DOS PC CD-ROM 1992
Space Quest 6: Roger Wilco in The Spinal Frontier Sierra On-Line PC DOS/Windows 3.1 PC CD-ROM 1995
Hoyle Bridge Sierra On-Line PC CD ROM 2000
Half-Life: Blue Shift Sierra On-Line, Valve PC CD ROM 2001

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